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9 May 2021, 9:30 pm by ernst
  It appears in the series Southern Legal Studies, edited by Paul Finkelman and Timothy S. [read post]
13 Apr 2021, 6:30 am by ernst
Gabriel Jackson Chin, University of California, Davis School of Law, and Paul Finkelman, Gratz College, have posted Birthright Citizenship, Slave Trade Legislation, and the Origins of Federal Immigration Regulation, which is forthcoming in volume 54 of the UC Davis Law Review (2021):In accord with the traditional restriction of citizenship of nonwhites, for decades some conservative lawmakers and scholars have urged Congress to deny citizenship to U.S.- born children of… [read post]
9 Apr 2021, 12:30 pm by John Ross
Please join us on Zoom from 12 – 2 pm ET for an event commemorating this momentous occasion and featuring scholars and litigators including Paul Finkelman, Fred Smith, Kelsi Brown Corkran, and Victor Fleitas. [read post]
22 Feb 2021, 4:25 pm by Mary Whisner
Edited by legal historian Paul Finkelman, this collection has statutes, cases, scholarly articles, books (from University of North Carolina Press), and an extensive bibliography. [read post]
9 Nov 2020, 10:30 am by Andy Schlafly
Legal historian Paul Finkelman has observed that Marshall bought and sold many slaves throughout his life, freed virtually none of them upon his death, and repeatedly ruled in favor of slaveowners — including overruling a prior decision against international slave trade in the 1825 case known as The Antelope (which took its name from the ship at issue in the case). [read post]
1 Oct 2020, 2:50 pm by Josh Blackman
" Paul Finkelman takes the opposite perspective: Before any institution decides to part ways with the Marshall name, Finkelman recommends they have a large, public dialogue about the man—both his contributions to the court and the actions he took outside its walls. [read post]
18 Sep 2020, 9:30 pm by ernst
 Paul Finkelman, the president of Gratz College, was interviewed on the history of slavery and law at Gustavus Adolphus College. [read post]
17 Aug 2020, 8:40 am by Randy E. Barnett
This fall, I am assigning the manuscript of my work-in-progress with Evan Bernick: The Original Meaning of the 14th Amendment: Its Letter and Spirit, plus these 5 books: Paul Finkelman, Supreme Injustice: Slavery in the Nation's Highest Court (2017) Eric Segall, Originalism as Faith (2018) Greg Weiner, The Political Constitution: The Case Against Judicial Supremacy (2019) Robert Ross, The Framers' Intentions: The Myth of the Nonpartisan Constitution (2019) Jack Balkin,… [read post]
7 Aug 2020, 10:19 am by Josh Blackman
Paul Finkelman's recent book on that fact (called Supreme Injustice) is well worth reading (at least for the portion about Marshall). [read post]
7 Aug 2020, 6:24 am by Gerard N. Magliocca
Paul Finkelman's recent book on that fact (called Supreme Injustice) is well worth reading (at least for the portion about Marshall). [read post]
31 Jul 2020, 9:30 pm by ernst
  Guest Host Lesa Redmond, a first year student in the Department of History at Duke University, interviews Paul Finkelman, President of Gratz College, on his recently published Defending Slavery: Proslavery Thought in the Old South, 2d ed. [read post]
26 Jul 2020, 4:35 pm by INFORRM
Civil Rights Laws and Freedom of Speech, Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties edited by Paul Finkelman (Routledge 2006, p. 302-305). [read post]
7 May 2020, 6:30 am by Guest Blogger
Pennsylvania (1842) arrives, with what Paul Finkelman accurately described in The Supreme Court Review as Joseph Story’s “intellectually dishonest, “judicially extreme,” and “inhumane” opinion. [read post]
8 Mar 2020, 12:01 am by rhapsodyinbooks
” (Finkelman at 34) For Marshall serving on the court, Finkelman argues, “slaves were another form of property subject to litigation…. [read post]
8 Mar 2020, 12:01 am by rhapsodyinbooks
” (Finkelman at 34) For Marshall serving on the court, Finkelman argues, “slaves were another form of property subject to litigation…. [read post]
31 Dec 2019, 9:20 am by Steve Gottlieb
Paul Finkelman, an old friend and former colleague, now a college president, showed me a draft he’s been writing on the point. [read post]
8 Nov 2019, 9:30 am by Karen Tani
The first is noted historian Paul Finkelman, Ph.D., president of Gratz College and the author of some 50 books, including Supreme Injustice: Slavery in the Nation’s Highest Court (Harvard University Press, 2018). [read post]
23 Aug 2019, 9:30 pm by Dan Ernst
Baron (University of Florida) on Presidential Privilege and the Freedom of Information Act; Paul Finkelman (Gratz College) on Supreme Injustice; and a few more (covering recent 2019 releases) that we'll note in stand-alone posts this coming week.The New Rambler Review proudly announces its relaunch this month under a new board of editors: Cindy Ewing, Connor Ewing, Simon Stern, and Anna Su (all at the University of Toronto). [read post]
20 Feb 2019, 12:00 am by karen shephard
University of Pittsburgh School of Law – CANCELLED due to weather issues.Paul Finkelman, Ph.D., President of Gratz College, on Thursday, February 21, 2019, will present a lecture based on his new book: Supreme Injustice: Slavery in the Nation’s Highest Court. [read post]
20 Dec 2018, 10:00 am by Dan Ernst
Hobson’s review essay on Paul Finkelman’s Supreme Injustice: Slavery in the Nation’s Highest Court (Harvard University Press, 2018).In particular, the excerpts from Belknap’s diary on OT 1915 are engrossing. [read post]